Category Archives: Seafood

Tilapia for Two

Tilapia was on sale the other day, so I bought some knowing that I would not be able to grill it since it was too rainy and cold outside. Brad and I love oven-baked fish that has some sort of … Continue reading

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Kel’s Spicy Pickled Shrimp

I love serving shrimp at parties and this year for our Open House I wanted to spice up things, instead of having the same old boiled version with cocktail sauce (which, BTW, there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, especially … Continue reading

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Kel’s Crab Salad Stuffed Avocados – Yum!

Whenever I come home from the beach, I usually am still craving seafood. Our last visit was no different, and this time crab was on my mind — crab salad in particular. I have had a fondness for crabs since … Continue reading

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Kel’s Tangy Cocktail Sauce

I found some large, cooked shrimp on sale at the grocery store the other day and decided to make some shrimp cocktails as appetizers. I have the bad habit of buying prepared cocktail sauce in a bottle and only using … Continue reading

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Kel’s Crispy Oven-Baked Tilapia

For years I’ve been buying what Brad and I refer to as “oven fish” from Whole Foods or Fresh Market. “Oven fish” is simply fish filets such as tilapia, trout or flounder, encrusted in some sort of bread crumb mixture … Continue reading

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Sesame Ginger Salmon With Honey Ginger Glaze

Brad and I love salmon, so when his sister Karen sent me this recipe, I knew I would have to give it a try. Karen lives in the Pacific Northwest and cooks a lot of salmon, and thought Brad and … Continue reading

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Rockin’ Oyster “Rockefeller” Stew

“He was a bold man who first ate an oyster”  ~ Johnathan Swift My ex mother-in-law is a wonderful country cook. Her fried chicken is the best I’ve ever had, period. Geraldine also makes what she calls Oyster Stew. I … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, September 2012: Crabmeat Newburg

When is the last time you enjoyed a great Crabmeat Newburg? Well, now’s the time to do so if you want to celebrate National Crabmeat Newburg Day, which is Sept. 25th. When I was selecting my food of the month, … Continue reading

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Food of the Month, April 2012: Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp scampi is one of my favorite ways to prepare and enjoy shrimp, so naturally I wanted to make some to celebrate National Shrimp Scampi Day, which is April 29. This is so easy to make and even better to … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Mura – Raleigh, N.C.

We recently had an unexpected night away from the kids and decided to go to Mura at the last minute. This is becoming one of my favorite restaurants in Raleigh. Located in the once again trendy North Hills shopping center … Continue reading

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